Moore, Peter D.
Facts On File, Inc.
Aimed at students and general readers in grades nine and up, this volume describes the development of the tundra throughout geological history, its structure and distribution, and the impact of humans on the ecosystem, including both the polar regions and the high mountain tops of the world. Chapters cover climate, geology, geography, types, its ecosystem and biology, biodiversity, people, conservation, and environmental change. Color illustrations and photos are integrated. The objective is to present the information so that readers will have the knowledge to protect the ecosystem. Moore is a scientist, writer, and a retired lecturer of ecology at King's College, London, UK.
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